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From James Madison to Edward Thornton, 7 April 1803

To Edward Thornton

Department of State 7th. April 1803.


I have the honor to enclose duplicate letters from the Navy Department,1 requesting their Agents in London to pay for the supplies furnished to the ships of War President and Enterprize.——.——.——.2 It would have given me satisfaction to comply with your wish for an earlier arrangement of this business, but as it depended on another Department, it will readily be perceived that no time has been lost in concluding it. I have the honor to be &ca

James Madison.

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